SSF4 Tutorials

Super Street Fighter 4 Tutorials

Chapter 1: Outside of the game 

  • Understanding internet
  • How do I know my download and upload speed? www.speedtest.net


 

Chapter 2: Controller vs Joystick

 

  • Controller advantages
    • Portability
    • Low cost
    • Easier to learn
    • Masks button sounds
  • Controller disadvantages
    • Unreliable inputs
    • Shoulder buttons
    • Cannot plink, double tap, etc
  • Joystick advantages
    • More precise
    • Accessibility, buttons all lined up
    • Plinking, double tapping, piano
  • Joystick disadvantages
    • High cost
    • Time investment

Chapter 3: How to use a joystick

 

  • Use whats most comfortable. View the different types of grips
  • Make sure to test both sides
  • Use screws to nail down joystick to table, belts, industrial strength velcro
  • Hitting the buttons a little harder might help

Chapter 4: How to play

 

  • Normal Attacks
  • Guarding
  • Jumping
  • Dashing
  • Throws
  • Taunts
  • Timer
  • Recovery
  • Unique Attacks
  • Target Combos
  • Special Moves
  • Reversals
  • Counter Hits
  • Dizzy
  • Health Bar
  • Damage Reduction
  • Ex Moves
  • Supers
  • Super Meter
  • Ultra Meter
  • Ultras

Chapter 5: Blocking and Teching

 

  • Always remember to know the ranges of your opponents attacks
  • Blocking is always dependent on the direction your opponent is facing you
  • Overhead attacks have a slight delay
  • You cannot combo throws
  • Use option select throw
  • Throw bait people who mash throw